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Egypt - Society
4/24/2022 5:33:37 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi sent his greetings to Coptic Orthodox Christians on the occasion of Easter Sunday, emphasising that unity is the backbone of the new republic.

World - Region
4/24/2022 1:47:59 PM
With joyous ululations, thousands of Iraqis have celebrated for the first time the arrival of the "Holy Fire" brought from Christianity's holiest site in Jerusalem to mark Orthodox Easter.

World - Region
4/23/2022 4:57:58 PM
Christians celebrated their ``Holy Fire'' ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem on Saturday against a backdrop of rising tensions with Israel, which imposed new restrictions on attendance this year that it said were needed for safety.

Egypt - Politics
4/22/2022 12:37:00 PM
Around the world, Orthodox Christian communities today mark the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, ahead of the resurection on Easter Sunday

Al-Ahram Weekly - Living
4/19/2022 9:41:05 PM
Egypt’s Coptic Christians are celebrating Easter during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan this year, with the spring holiday of Sham Al-Nessim also coming in the same month, writes Ameera Fouad

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
4/19/2022 6:57:16 PM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is calling for a four-day ``humanitarian pause'' in fighting in Ukraine, starting Thursday to coincide with Orthodox Christians' Holy Week observances.

Egypt - Society
4/16/2022 10:48:59 PM
Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed El-Tayyeb congratulated Head of the Coptic Orthodox Church Pope Tawadros II and the Christian people in Egypt on Easter Sunday, which Coptic Orthodox Christians celebrate this year on 24 April.

Egypt - Society
4/8/2022 1:11:22 PM
Egypt’s Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayyeb offered his condolences on Thursday to Head of the Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church Pope Tawadros and Christians over the murder of Arsanios Wadid, the Priest of the Church of the Virgin Mary and Mar Boulos in Alexandria.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Features
1/5/2022 12:43:00 PM
It is impossible to subtract the history of Egypt’s Coptic Christians from mainstream Egyptian history, historian Mohamed Afifi explains in an interview with Al-Ahram Weekly

Egypt - Society
12/30/2021 4:45:53 PM
Egypt's Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayyeb greeted Thursday Pope Francis of the Vatican, head of Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church Pope Tawadros II, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, and Archbishop of Constantinople and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I as well as all Christians around the world on the occasion of Christmas.

World - Region
12/26/2021 5:22:00 PM
The head of Iran's judiciary on Sunday granted Christian prisoners 10 days' liberty to spend the holidays with families, in a rare move towards the minority community.

World - Region
12/22/2021 4:46:23 PM
The archbishop of Canterbury and the Anglican archbishop in Jerusalem warned of a concerted attempt by fringe, radical groups to drive Christians away from the Holy Land, which takes place against the "historic tragedy" of the Christian population's century-long decline.

Multimedia - In Pictures
9/27/2021 4:07:28 PM

World - International
9/1/2021 10:42:51 AM
Francis called for Christians across the world to engage in 'prayer, penance and fasting' in the face of events in Afghanistan

Egypt - Politics
7/11/2021 5:10:59 PM
The bodies of the four victims, all from the Nasiriya village in Upper Egypt’s Minya governorate, were back home Saturday evening

World - Region
6/22/2021 1:10:14 PM
Israel captured east Jerusalem, home to holy sites sacred to Jews, Christians and Muslims, in the 1967 war and annexed it in a move not recognized internationally

Egypt - Politics
5/31/2021 7:18:55 PM
The first defendant has been charged of leading a terrorist group which planned to target members of the armed forces, police and judiciary, Coptic Christians’ houses of worship and public facilities

World - International
5/30/2021 5:28:01 PM
Pope Francis announced the encounter during his Sunday noon blessing, saying the aim was to "pray together for the gift of peace and stability"

Multimedia -
5/2/2021 7:49:45 PM

Egypt - Politics
5/1/2021 2:29:41 PM
Coptic Orthodox Christians celebrate Holy Saturday today, which is Easter eve— when Copts usually go to church before gathering at night to celebrate and break their 55-day fast

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